Father dies after getting into swimming difficulty with his son off the coast of Cornwall

Father dies after getting into swimming difficulty with his son off the coast of Cornwall

  • Air ambulance, police and the RNLI lifeboat rushed to Porthcurno, Cornwall 
  • Coastguard confirmed that the man’s body had been recovered from the water
  • Father was pronounced dead at the scene, while the son has survived 

A father died after getting into difficulty with his son off the coast of Cornwall.

Air ambulance, police and the RNLI lifeboat all rushed to Porthcurno yesterday as temperatures hit 90F in parts of the UK.

Falmouth Coastguard confirmed that the man’s body was recovered from the water, while police said the son survived the incident.  

Several land ambulances were also spotted in the area.

The man was treated for cardiac arrest on the beach with CPR applied but was unable to be revived.

Air ambulance, police and the RNLI lifeboat all rushed to Porthcurno, Cornwall yesterday

Falmouth Coastguard confirmed that the man's body was recovered from the water

Falmouth Coastguard confirmed that the man’s body was recovered from the water

Police confirmed that a foreign national was pronounced dead at the scene.

A force incident manager said: ‘His family is now aware. He was pronounced deceased at the scene and wasn’t from the area.

‘He went into the water with his young son and sadly didn’t come out alive.’ 

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